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February 29

D.B. Woodside talks about his new show 'Lucifer' and being on Buffy. "It was an honor to work for Joss Whedon and to work with that cast."
J. August Richards gets cast in ABC's 'Notorious' pilot. The show is described as "a provocative look at the interplay of criminal law and the media".
(SPOILER) Maurissa Tancharoen and Jed Whedon confirm Ward's new identity. Following Elizabeth Henstridge's statement, they confirm which comic book character the show will be putting its own unique twist on.
Buffy The Vampire Slayer - Remake This Movie RIGHT! A podcast discussion about the merits of remaking the Buffy movie. More...

February 28

15 years later - a retrospective look at 'The Body'. The Buffy episode aired 15 years ago yesterday and we were still traumatised the morning after.

February 25

(SPOILER) Simmons and Fitz to make a guest appearance in an animated Marvel series. They'll appear in the March 13 episode of Marvel's Ultimate Spider-Man Vs. The Sinister 6 on Disney XD.
(SPOILER) Promotional photos from Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. 03x11 "Bouncing Back".
'Bones' gets renewed for a 12th and final season. David Boreanaz's post-Angel show will have aired 246 episodes by the end.
(SPOILER) Preview for "Buffy: The High School Years - Freaks & Geeks". As previously reported, this is by Faith Erin Hicks and Yishan Li.

February 24

Avengers: Age of Ultron and Agents of SHIELD get nominated for Saturn Awards. The movie got nominated for four awards and the tv show got one nomination.
Sarah Michelle Gellar officially on board for Cruel Intentions TV series pilot. She will play Kathryn Merteuil, the role she originated in the original '90s film.
Cover art and synopsis for 'Buffy: The High School Years - Glutton for Punishment'. This is the second volume in the High School Years series and it does sound like a typical fun Season 1 plotline. More...

February 23

(SPOILER) Should comic-based TV shows actually kill a hero? SHIELD and other television properties from Marvel and DC are talked over in this piece about good guy death in superhero universes.
Steven S. DeKnight to direct Pacific Rim 2. The sequel to the Guillermo del Toro film will be his feature directorial debut.
Here's why the most terrifying Buffy villain isn't who you think it is. Choosing one among the many 'Big Bad' characters, the writer argues that one stands apart as the worst of them.
Chiwetel Ejiofor talks about playing The Operative in Serenity. He made the comments in a recent interview about his new movie "Triple 9".
Actors of the Marvel Movies - Intertwined. Connections between the frequently-intertwined actors of the Marvel movies outside of the Marvel comic franchise. Some verrrrry long ago.
Alan Tudyk joins NBC's DC Comics workplace-comedy pilot. 'Powerless' is about ordinary people in the world filled with super-heroes.
(SPOILER) Sarah Michelle Gellar guests on "Those Who Can't". This is a YouTube clip of SMG's appearance on the Feb. 25 episode of the half-hour comedy "Those Who Can't" on TruTV in the U.S.

February 22

ABC releases description for Jeffrey Bell and Paul Zbyszewski penned pilot for 'Marvel's Most Wanted'. That's the Agents of SHIELD spin-off starring Adrianne Palicki and Nick Blood.
Chris Carter's Millennium is the Angel to The X-Files' Buffy. In which Vulture tries to compare the two franchises and makes a decent job of it.
(SPOILER) Grant Ward's villainous identity revealed. Elizabeth Henstridge mentioned it in a recent panel at Wizard World Portland.

February 20

Buffy and Angel complete series boxsets are's Deal of the Day. There's bound to be at least one person reading this site who has never seen the two shows.

February 19

How The Guild revolutionized the Web Series. Just a nice tribute to Felicia's Web Series. More...
The LA-based Antaeus Theater Company is Kickstarting funds for their new space. Armin Shimerman (Principal Snyder) makes a compelling and funny case in the video for why we should donate -- and one of the higher-level backer rewards is a dinner with him and fellow Buffy alum Harry Groener.
Den of Geek celebrates The Fades. The 2011 BBC series starred Iain de Caestecker.
Speculating on Joss Whedon's next adaptations of Shakespeare. After Much Ado About Nothing, where does Joss go next in the world of Shakespeare? This excerpt from " After the Avengers: From Joss Whedon's Hottest, Newest Franchises to the Future of the Whedonverse" attempts to find out.

February 18

Buffy story to be included in free comic coming out for Dark Horse Day on June 4th. This is to mark the comic book company's 30th anniversary.
'The Avengers' is the best of the 44 Marvel movies to date. And the sequel came 9th in this Hollywood Reporter list.
Gina Torres talks about 'systemic prejudice' in Hollywood. She was talking about diversity and other issues in a live chat with HuffPost Live on Tuesday.

February 17

Marti Noxon signs an overall deal with Skydance. She'll be creating and developing new projects for the independent studio.
(SPOILER) Discuss Buffy Season 10 #24. It's the fourth part of the "In Pieces on the Ground" arc.
The 10 greatest VFX movies of all time. Avengers: Age of Ultron comes in at no. 7 in this list decided by the readers of Creative Bloq and 3D World magazine.

February 16

(SPOILER) Trailer for Agents of SHIELD 3x11 'Bouncing Back'. The show returns on March 8th.
(SPOILER) Agents of S.H.I.E.L.D. casts Natalia Cordova-Buckley as Slingshot. Natalia Cordova-Buckley (McFarland, USA) has been cast as a new character on Agents of SHIELD.

February 15

Alien: Resurrection - Joss Whedon's original endings. Den of Geek has a look at what Joss originally intended for the fourth movie in the Alien franchise.

February 14

Morena Baccarin's new movie breaks February box office records. 'Deadpool' is doing far better than pundits and tracking predicted.
"Star Wars Rebels: Firefly Style" - a fan video. Very fitting given the comparisons between the two shows. And if you haven't seen Rebels, it's worth checking out.
The top five love stories in Buffy Seasons 8 to 10. Wouldn't be Valentine's Day without a Buffyverse love list.

February 12

(SPOILER) Buffy Season 10 solicitations for May. Buffy #27 and the Volume 5 trade are listed. More...
Who do you 'ship? AV Club writers detail the characters they wish would get together/stay together in their favorite TV series.
Whedon's women: Melinda May and Maria Hill as transgressive superheroines. This is an excerpt from the "After the Avengers: From Joss Whedon's Hottest, Newest Franchises to the Future of the Whedonverse" book.

February 11

Danny Strong returning to 'Gilmore Girls.' He joins a number of actors recently confirmed to return for the Netflix revival.

February 10

(SPOILER) Preview pages for Angel & Faith #24. The issue is out March 2nd.

February 09

Joss Whedon: "I'm writing... there's a couple of things I'm very very excited about". He hopes to say something about them very soon. You also get to hear about his favourite movies from last year.
Submit your artwork for this year's Can't Stop The Serenity logo contest. The deadline to submit is March 9th. CSTS is also now accepting event registrations from people who are planning an event for this year.
Pivot to air a Valentine's Day marathon of Buffy the Vampire Slayer episodes. Mostly Spuffy eps (sorry Bangel fans).

February 08

Drew Goddard and Joss Whedon at the Oscar Nominees Night party. Adorable. That's the only word for them.
Buffy begins baking. Sarah Michelle Gellar has started a baking company called Foodstirs. There's a video of her talking about the company on and a promo video at Enjoy.
The second comic book of 'Buffy: The High School Years' gets listed on Amazon. Kel McDonald, who wrote Angel & Faith Season 10 #15, is named as the author. Yishan Li, who illustrated the first book, is the artist.

February 07

Avengers: Age of Ultron takes home an Annie Award. The movie won in the "Outstanding Achievement for Animated Effects in a Live Action Production" category.

February 06

(SPOILER) Preview for Buffy Season 10 #24. This will be out on the 17th.

February 05

(SPOILER) EW reveals the title and synopsis for the Agents of SHIELD midseason premiere. The show will return on March 8th.

February 04

Pics of Joss Whedon at Gutenberg! The Musical!. Bonus if you're a Darren Criss fan.
Sarah Michelle Gellar gets asked if she thinks there will ever a Buffy reboot. She also got asked about the Cruel Intentions reboot.

February 03

Alan Tudyk asks fans to send him fan fiction. Firefly, Con Man or Spectrum fan fiction. More...
WGN America's Manhattan cancelled. There won't be a season 3 for this show starring Olivia Williams.
(SPOILER) Discuss Angel & Faith Season 10 #23. It's a really good read.
Eliza Dushku speaks at Bernie Sanders event. Mentions fighting demons, slaying vampires, and something scary: paying college bills.

February 02

Avengers: Age of Ultron and Agents of SHIELD get nominated for Kids' Choice Awards. The award ceremony will be broadcast on March 12th on Nickelodeon.
Joss Whedon and Shawnee Kilgore have recorded an album together. They finished up in the studio recording on Friday.

February 01

Nathan Fillion will appear on the Late Late Show tonight.

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